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Celebrating our new Wheatfield Short Break Service

Posted on Thursday 19 June 2014

Our new Wheatfield Short Break Service in North Belfast has been officially launched by the Health Minister, Edwin Poots, at a ceremony in Belfast Castle.

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Celebrating our new Wheatfield Short Break Service

Day 316 of the project build at Wheatfield Gardens

Posted on Tuesday 17 June 2014

It’s finally here! The official handover of the building to Positive Futures!

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Day 316 of the project build at Wheatfield Gardens

Celebrating Shared Lives

Posted on Tuesday 17 June 2014

Our Families Matter Shared Lives Service recently joined with Shared Lives Plus to host a family fun day for the families and carers involved in the Service and other “shared lives” carers across Northern Ireland.

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Celebrating Shared Lives

Sticking Together To Stay Safe

Posted on Thursday 05 June 2014

Our Better Together Project recently hosted a celebration event to mark the end of our Stay Safe programme which was attended by young adults supported by the Project and funded by the District Policing and Community Safety Partnership.

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Sticking Together To Stay Safe

Volunteers’ Week Hits The Big 3–0

Posted on Monday 02 June 2014

This week is Volunteers’ Week and what a special week it is! Not only is it the one week of the year where the focus is all about volunteers but it’s also the 30th anniversary of Volunteers’ Week! What better way to mark this week than to hear from our volunteers themselves and from the people who benefit from their hard work – it sure reads as 30 great reasons to get involved in volunteering!

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Volunteers’ Week Hits The Big 3–0

Positive Futures Gets Planting!

Posted on Thursday 22 May 2014

We have received further funding from the Northern Ireland Environment Agency to develop a fully accessible community garden at Willowbridge School in Enniskillen. The community garden is situated next to the sensory garden which was developed and installed in November 2013 in partnership with The Organic Centre, Rossinver.

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Positive Futures Gets Planting!

Lord Mayor Lends His Support To Our Campaign

Posted on Tuesday 20 May 2014

Belfast’s Lord Mayor Mairtin O’Mulleoir has lent his support to our “What About Me?” campaign has he hosted a reception to hear the story of 23 year–old Georgina Brodrick, who has a learning disability and has suffered a series of strokes resulting in limited functioning down the right side of her body.

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Lord Mayor Lends His Support To Our Campaign

Day 283 of the project build at Wheatfield Gardens

Posted on Friday 16 May 2014

There’s only 4 weeks to go until the project handover on 16 June 2014. We found out what progress has been made since the last site meeting.

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Day 283 of the project build at Wheatfield Gardens

Positive Futures Showcases Best Practice In New Advocacy Publication

Posted on Wednesday 07 May 2014

Positive Futures has contributed to “Raise Your Voice”, a new publication which showcases the advocacy work of 8 third sector organisations in Northern Ireland. The publication was produced as part of the University of Ulster’s Sustainability in the Third Sector programme.

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Positive Futures Showcases Best Practice In New Advocacy Publication

Helen picks up Volunteer Millennium Award

Posted on Thursday 01 May 2014

Helen McConnell is one of a number of valued volunteers with our Bangor Families Service. She has volunteered with the Service for some time and recently received acknowledgement of her work with the children we support.

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Helen picks up Volunteer Millennium Award